The China Price Ceiling

The one barrier China’s smartphone companies can’t seem to break

I asked a few Chinese friends why they thought domestic phones don’t tend to sell well past RMB 3,000, and got several variations of the same basic answer: once you’re spending that much anyway, why not just spend a little more to get an iPhone? A China Business News article on the phenomenon makes the same basic point.

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